Railways in Luxemburg

Railways in Luxemburg

Station : Dudelange-Usines



Name (french) : Dudelange-Usines
Name (german) : Düdelingen-Werk
Name (luxemburg) : Diddeléng
Traject : Bettembourg - Volmerange-les-Mines
Date opening : 20-12-1883
Date closure : -
Remarks : Until ca.1985 besides the railway station, there was situated a steel factory of the Arbed.

Historical data

20-12-1883 :   Opening as a halt for passengers. Opening raccordement to nearby blast furnace
1886 :   Opening blast furnace
1891 :   Extension of railway yard. Erection of stone station building
1-10-1896 :   Open for passengers transport
1927 :   Build of viadut for tram line of TICE (tram to Esch sur Alzette) over the railway yard
1959 :   Demolishment of the tramway viaduct of TICE (because of electrification of the railway line). The tram has stopped several years before
9-7-1960 :   Electrification
30-11-1984 :   Stop and demolishment of blast furnace, change (simplifiaction) of railway yard
2003 :   Creation of second platform and tunnel for acces by pedestrians
20-2-2006 :   Closure for goods transport

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